Leeds confirm Cellino's latest bizarre move, fans give stunned responses on Twitter

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Massimo Cellino has had the Elland Road pitch blessed in another bizarre move.

Leeds United finally clinched a home win on Tuesday night - and then the club used their official Twitter account to release some truly bizarre news.

Midfielder Alex Mowatt smashed home a stunning 30-yard winning goal for Leeds in their 1-0 win over Cardiff City, giving new manager Steve Evans his first win as Leeds boss, whilst it was also the club's first win at Elland Road in eight months.

The winless run at home is over, and owner Massimo Cellino may believe that he has something to do with the change in fortunes.

The official Leeds Twitter account posted a stunning tweet after the final whistle, stating that Cellino had the Elland Road pitch blessed in a bid to give Leeds a home win at long, long last; no, this isn't a joke.

Leeds' controversial owner isn't averse to the odd superstition or two. The Italian famously has a superstition about the number 17, and refuses to let any player wear the number, whilst he also isn't keen on the colour purple - unless it's used to counteract the number 17, as stated here by BBC Sport.

Having the Elland Road pitch blessed is just another bizarre step for Cellino, who isn't the most popular of people in Leeds having had six managers in charge of the club during his time at Elland Road, though an exit could be drawing ever closer for Cellino.

Blessing the pitch may be one of his final moves as Leeds owner, and fans on Twitter were unsurprisingly stunned by the revelation.

Supporters responded by saying that Leeds would be a laughing stock whilst Cellino calls the shots, and that Cellino brings too much 'superstitious nonsense' to the club.

Others stated that it isn't the stadium that is cursed, but it's Leeds United as a whole, whilst one fan even suggested that the blessing worked, given that they managed to beat Cardiff City and end the long run without a home win!

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